Quick Tutorial: How to use IPConfig on Windows

IPConfig is a networking utility and one of the most used CMD commands. This command is very simple and just tells what is the IP of the system with other IP details. This command is similar to ifconfig in Linux. Click Here if you are interested in knowing more commands of Linux. In this article, we will cover how to use IPConfig on Windows with examples.

Basic Command


Display detailed information

Displays similar output to "ipconfig" with the addition of detailed TCP/IP configurations.


Purge DNS Resolver cache

flushdns flag deletes all old cached queries


Display DNS Resolver cache

displaydns displays client-side cache and is sometimes useful in resolving problems.


Release all adapters

This command release all current DHCP configurations on the network.


Renew all adapters

This command reinitializes and provides a new address.


Display help options

ipconfig /?


This tutorial covers how to use ipconfig on Windows. Ipconfig is a networking utility that helps you to troubleshoot internet problems on your system.

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